In our cycle of prayer for our community, during July 2019 we will be 
offering prayers for all living or working in 
 
Catherine Crescent, South Lane,  
Green Lane, Lode Hill, Slab Lane 
and Downlands Close 
 
Requests for particular prayers can be made by telephoning Reverend Frank Gimson 
on 01725 510326, emailing info@stlaurencedownton.co.uk or leaving a request on the prayer tree in church. 
For more information please see our Roads to God page 
What's on 
Sunday 21st July 9.45 for 10.00am 
Church for Everyone 
Saturday 28th September 
Goose Fair 
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th December 
Christmas Tree Festival 
Sunday 15th December 
Village Carol Service 
See below and our Events Page for more details 
The Goose Fair is coming - save the date! 
 
St Laurence Church, Downton 
 
Saturday  
28th September 
10am - 2pm 
A wide variety of craftwork, jewellery, bygones, 
home-made cakes, garden produce and a raffle 
 
Refreshments - including light lunches 
 
For further information, contact Judy Gimson on 01725 510326 or email events@stlaurencedownton.co.uk 
 
St Laurence’s Larder at the Cuckoo Fair 2019 
 
A very big thank you to everyone who played a part in yet another successful day at  
St Laurence’s Larder at the Cuckoo Fair. 
 
It was a huge team effort and we were very grateful for all the help we received from members of the congregation and the wider village as well as friends and family, some visiting from many miles away.  
So, WELL DONE and THANK YOU to everyone who: 
 
• made or provided food or money 
• made telephone calls or persuaded friends or family to help 
• prepared flower arrangements for the tables 
• prepared and served food – both outside on the bacon rolls and in the hall 
• made tea and coffee and kept the hot water flowing 
• cleared tables, washed and dried up and collected money 
• helped with getting the hall ready and clearing up at the end. 
 
The quality of the donated food was excellent as always – and we had lots of praise from visitors to the Larder.  
Indeed, thanks must also go to our valued customers, many of whom come back to us year after year! 
We raised a wonderful sum which will go towards the upkeep of our beautiful parish church. As usual, we will be donating 10% of the profits to the Cuckoo Fair Committee to help continue their work. 
 
It may have been hard work, but it was also a very happy day of Christian fellowship.  
If you were not there you really did miss out – but there is always next year! 
 
Judy Gimson & Sue Joseph 
 
Coffee and Company 
 
Sadly we shall no longer be meeting for coffee on Monday mornings. Over the years we have been very pleased  
to welcome regular attenders and occasional visitors, but as numbers have been falling for some time now  
we have reluctantly decided to close. 
 
We are grateful to those who have supported us for a long time. 
 
St Laurence Church will continue to be open on a daily basis, in daylight hours, for anyone who wants to come and look round. 
 
St Laurence Church is now on Facebook! 
For all our latest news and events visit  
and like our page 
Together with many others in our community, 
we are looking for ways to support and  
help refugees and migrants. 
 
for suggestions of how we might do this. 
 
 
 
 
FREE MONEY for St Laurence Trinity FUNders 
Support St Laurence's Trinity FUNders every time you shop online, click the sign up button on the page Link to start fundraising for St Laurence's Trinity FUNders. 
 
Help St Laurence's Trinity FUNders raise money, just by shopping online. 
Latest total changes daily - Total as at  
25.5.19 stands at £933.18 
THANK YOU to all our supporters 
 
Please follow the link here to see more photos 
 
 
 
 
St Laurence Church supporting Local Charities 
Our aim with this page is to Support Local Charities by promoting their events here - Free of Charge. 
If you would like to place an advertisement on this page, and your event is within 10 miles of St Laurence Church - Downton. 
Follow this link for more details. 
Current advertisers -  
Designed and created by it'seeze
Our site uses cookies. For more information, see our cookie policy. Accept cookies and close
Reject cookies Manage settings